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Uttarakhand rain: Badrinath national highway blocked in 7 places due to debris

Vehicles are stuck at the Badrinath highway after it was blocked due to the falling of debris following heavy rain in Chamoli in Uttarakhand. 
Published on Oct 19, 2021 12:56 PM IST

Another glacier burst at Uttarakhand’s Joshimath puts authorities on alert

In this file photo from February, NDRF personnel are seen carrying out rescue and restoration work at damaged Tapovan barrage, weeks after the glacier burst at Joshimath which triggered a massive flash flood on Feb. 7, in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.
Published on Apr 24, 2021 08:18 AM IST

Govt did not permit any new hydel project in Upper Ganges region in last 6 years

To a question, the minister clarified that the Chamoli disaster happened due to a glacier fall that led to flooding in the region killing many people, and was not caused due to hydel projects.
Published on Mar 15, 2021 07:22 PM IST

7 hydel projects ‘vulnerable’ to damage from disasters

The advisory states that the Rishi Ganga Power Corporation and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) are assessing the damage to their projects on account of the February 7 disaster, which has resulted in the deaths of at least 150 people, mostly workers on the project site.
Published on Mar 11, 2021 12:02 AM IST

A month on, questions remain over cause of Chamoli disaster

After the Chamoli tragedy, the state government has announced many steps with regard to disaster mitigation in the state. In picture - Border Roads Organisation (BRO) building a valley bridge over the Rishi Ganga River.
Published on Mar 07, 2021 12:52 AM IST
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